The table below looks at the statistics for SQL skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL over the 3 months to 10 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 8 3 4
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +1
Contract jobs citing SQL 81 168 123
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 12.86% 28.05% 23.47%
As % of the Programming Languages category 27.18% 49.85% 45.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 142 84
Median daily rate £400 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £277 £206 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £358 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.09% +2.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 4
Median hourly rate £57.50 £24.50 £19.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+134.69% +24.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.90 £20.45 £14.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.60 £28.35 £31.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.48 £31.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+1.53% +19.23%
SQL
Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the South Wales region.

Programming Languages Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
298 337 272
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 47.30% 56.26% 51.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 208 277 194
Median daily rate £425 £350 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 8 7
Median hourly rate £40.00 £21.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+90.47% +5.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.18
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +9.45%

SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South Wales region citing SQL as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

SQL Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

SQL
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SQL across the South Wales region.

SQL Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

SQL
Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 10 December 2016.

SQL Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

SQL
Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SQL across the South Wales region.

SQL Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

SQL
Hourly Rate Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 10 December 2016.

SQL Hourly Rate Histogram in South Wales

SQL
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 10 December 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff -2 52 £360 +5.88% 6
Newport -3 19 £448 -0.55% 1
Neath Port Talbot -1 2 £313 -
Caerphilly - 1 £278 -
SQL
Wales

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 10 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing SQL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South Wales region with a requirement for SQL.

1 43 (27.92%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (24.03%) SQL Server
3 34 (22.08%) Windows
3 34 (22.08%) Security Cleared
4 33 (21.43%) Oracle
5 31 (20.13%) ETL
6 29 (18.83%) Microsoft
7 28 (18.18%) SC Cleared
8 26 (16.88%) Data Warehouse
9 25 (16.23%) OO
9 25 (16.23%) Java
9 25 (16.23%) Software Engineering
9 25 (16.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 23 (14.94%) C#
11 21 (13.64%) Migration
12 20 (12.99%) C
12 20 (12.99%) UML
13 19 (12.34%) Linux
13 19 (12.34%) Finance
13 19 (12.34%) Requirements Management
13 19 (12.34%) Data Analysis
13 19 (12.34%) Analytical Skills
14 18 (11.69%) Rational DOORS
14 18 (11.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 18 (11.69%) XML
14 18 (11.69%) OOA/OOD
14 18 (11.69%) C++
14 18 (11.69%) Visual Studio
14 18 (11.69%) SNMP
14 18 (11.69%) TCP/IP

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 13 (8.44%) Apache Spark
2 8 (5.19%) Apache
3 7 (4.55%) SharePoint
4 6 (3.90%) PowerExchange
4 6 (3.90%) SAS
5 5 (3.25%) Liferay
6 3 (1.95%) Apache Pig
6 3 (1.95%) ArcGIS
6 3 (1.95%) Confluence
6 3 (1.95%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (1.95%) WebLogic
7 2 (1.30%) Cloud Foundry
7 2 (1.30%) IIS
7 2 (1.30%) MS Exchange
7 2 (1.30%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (1.30%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (0.65%) Luigi
8 1 (0.65%) NetWeaver
8 1 (0.65%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.65%) Tornado
Applications
1 10 (6.49%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.95%) Stata
3 1 (0.65%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (3.25%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.30%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.65%) Amazon EMR
3 1 (0.65%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.65%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 18 (11.69%) SNMP
1 18 (11.69%) TCP/IP
1 18 (11.69%) VoIP
2 6 (3.90%) Intranet
3 3 (1.95%) HTTP
4 2 (1.30%) Extranet
5 1 (0.65%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (24.03%) SQL Server
2 26 (16.88%) Data Warehouse
3 25 (16.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 18 (11.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 12 (7.79%) Oracle Database
6 10 (6.49%) Big Data
7 9 (5.84%) MySQL
7 9 (5.84%) NoSQL
7 9 (5.84%) PowerCenter
8 7 (4.55%) PostgreSQL
8 7 (4.55%) Relational Database
9 6 (3.90%) HBase
9 6 (3.90%) QlikView
9 6 (3.90%) SQL Server 2000
9 6 (3.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 5 (3.25%) BusinessObjects
10 5 (3.25%) SQL Server 2012
10 5 (3.25%) SQL Server 2014
11 4 (2.60%) Hadoop
11 4 (2.60%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 18 (11.69%) Rational DOORS
1 18 (11.69%) Visual Studio
2 16 (10.39%) Eclipse
2 16 (10.39%) StarTeam
3 15 (9.74%) Selenium
4 8 (5.19%) JMeter
4 8 (5.19%) JUnit
5 7 (4.55%) Jenkins
5 7 (4.55%) Maven
5 7 (4.55%) SoapUI
6 6 (3.90%) Cucumber
6 6 (3.90%) JIRA
7 5 (3.25%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 4 (2.60%) Git (software)
8 4 (2.60%) Team Foundation Server
9 3 (1.95%) HP UFT
9 3 (1.95%) JBehave
9 3 (1.95%) Rational Performance Tester
9 3 (1.95%) The Grinder
9 3 (1.95%) WinRunner
General
1 19 (12.34%) Finance
2 6 (3.90%) Advertising
3 4 (2.60%) Telecoms
4 3 (1.95%) Military
5 2 (1.30%) Electronics
5 2 (1.30%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.30%) Marketing
5 2 (1.30%) Retail
6 1 (0.65%) Banking
6 1 (0.65%) Billing
6 1 (0.65%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 62 (40.26%) Developer
2 24 (15.58%) Analyst
3 18 (11.69%) Software Engineer
4 14 (9.09%) DBA
5 13 (8.44%) Java Developer
5 13 (8.44%) SQL Developer
6 12 (7.79%) Senior Software Engineer
6 12 (7.79%) SQL DBA
7 10 (6.49%) Consultant
7 10 (6.49%) Test Analyst
8 8 (5.19%) Informatica Consultant
9 7 (4.55%) Data Warehouse Developer
10 6 (3.90%) Data Analyst
10 6 (3.90%) Senior Developer
11 5 (3.25%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
11 5 (3.25%) SQL Analyst
11 5 (3.25%) Tester
12 4 (2.60%) Architect
12 4 (2.60%) QlikView Developer
12 4 (2.60%) SSIS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (11.69%) XML
2 10 (6.49%) .NET
3 9 (5.84%) JSON
3 9 (5.84%) Spring
4 8 (5.19%) CSS
4 8 (5.19%) HTML
4 8 (5.19%) Web Services
5 6 (3.90%) ASP.NET
5 6 (3.90%) SOAP
6 5 (3.25%) jQuery
6 5 (3.25%) RESTful
6 5 (3.25%) XML Schema
6 5 (3.25%) XSD
7 4 (2.60%) Ajax
7 4 (2.60%) J2EE
7 4 (2.60%) Kafka
7 4 (2.60%) REST
8 3 (1.95%) Dropwizard
9 2 (1.30%) Play Framework
9 2 (1.30%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 19 (12.34%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (1.95%) Data Integration
2 3 (1.95%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (1.95%) iSeries
2 3 (1.95%) NHS
3 2 (1.30%) AS400
3 2 (1.30%) Computer Science
3 2 (1.30%) Fintech
3 2 (1.30%) Reference Data
3 2 (1.30%) Replication
3 2 (1.30%) Statistics
4 1 (0.65%) Clustering
4 1 (0.65%) Credit Risk
4 1 (0.65%) Data Centre
4 1 (0.65%) Economics
4 1 (0.65%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (0.65%) Informatics
4 1 (0.65%) iPad
4 1 (0.65%) Mathematics
4 1 (0.65%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 34 (22.08%) Windows
2 19 (12.34%) Linux
3 7 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (3.90%) Unix
5 1 (0.65%) SUSE
5 1 (0.65%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (27.92%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (20.13%) ETL
3 25 (16.23%) OO
3 25 (16.23%) Software Engineering
4 21 (13.64%) Migration
5 20 (12.99%) UML
6 19 (12.34%) Data Analysis
6 19 (12.34%) Requirements Management
7 18 (11.69%) OOA/OOD
8 17 (11.04%) Data Mapping
9 14 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
10 12 (7.79%) Data Migration
10 12 (7.79%) Open Source
10 12 (7.79%) Waterfall
11 11 (7.14%) Scrum
11 11 (7.14%) SDLC
11 11 (7.14%) Test Scripting
12 9 (5.84%) Database Tuning
12 9 (5.84%) ETL Development
12 9 (5.84%) Load Testing
Programming Languages
1 25 (16.23%) Java
2 23 (14.94%) C#
3 20 (12.99%) C
4 18 (11.69%) C++
5 14 (9.09%) JavaScript
6 13 (8.44%) PL/SQL
7 10 (6.49%) Python
8 9 (5.84%) T-SQL
9 5 (3.25%) PowerShell
10 4 (2.60%) Embedded C++
10 4 (2.60%) Groovy
10 4 (2.60%) VB.NET
10 4 (2.60%) VBA
11 3 (1.95%) Embedded C
11 3 (1.95%) R
11 3 (1.95%) Scala
12 2 (1.30%) RPG
12 2 (1.30%) RPG IV
12 2 (1.30%) RPG/400
12 2 (1.30%) VB
Qualifications
1 34 (22.08%) Security Cleared
2 28 (18.18%) SC Cleared
3 11 (7.14%) ISEB
4 8 (5.19%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (4.55%) ISTQB
6 6 (3.90%) MCDBA
6 6 (3.90%) MCITP
7 4 (2.60%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 2 (1.30%) Degree
8 2 (1.30%) DV Cleared
8 2 (1.30%) PhD
8 2 (1.30%) Postgraduate
9 1 (0.65%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (0.65%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (7.79%) QA
2 5 (3.25%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (2.60%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (1.30%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.30%) Apache Flume
2 2 (1.30%) HDFS
2 2 (1.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.65%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 1 (0.65%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.65%) vSphere
3 1 (0.65%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (1.95%) Ansible
1 3 (1.95%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.30%) Hadoop YARN
2 2 (1.30%) Oozie
3 1 (0.65%) Ambari
3 1 (0.65%) Failover Clustering
3 1 (0.65%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.65%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (0.65%) Puppet
3 1 (0.65%) SCCM
3 1 (0.65%) WSUS
Vendors
1 33 (21.43%) Oracle
2 29 (18.83%) Microsoft
3 16 (10.39%) Coverity
4 14 (9.09%) Teradata
5 13 (8.44%) Informatica
6 7 (4.55%) Cloudera
7 6 (3.90%) RedGate
7 6 (3.90%) SAP
8 5 (3.25%) Splunk
9 4 (2.60%) Guidewire
9 4 (2.60%) HP
9 4 (2.60%) MicroStrategy
9 4 (2.60%) VMware
10 3 (1.95%) Cognos
10 3 (1.95%) Siebel
11 2 (1.30%) Ab Initio
11 2 (1.30%) CA Agile Central
11 2 (1.30%) SaltStack
11 2 (1.30%) Tableau
12 1 (0.65%) Zend